Best Places To Live In New Mexico 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • Mesilla, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,364
83
  • Los Alamos, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,843
80
  • White Rock, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,977
80
  • Las Cruces, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 100,360
80
  • North Hobbs, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,869
80
  • Indian Hills, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,216
80
  • Ruidoso, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,954
80
  • La Huerta, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,467
79
  • Sandia Heights, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,239
79
  • Rio Rancho, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 90,627
79
  • Alamogordo, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 31,224
79
  • Corrales, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,426
79
  • Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,074
79
  • University Park, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,179
79
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 553,576
78
  • Magdalena, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 657
78
  • Jaconita, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 503
78
  • San Pedro, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 157
78
  • Cloudcroft, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 577
78
  • Silver City, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,245
78
  • Edgewood, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,763
78
  • Portales, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,481
78
  • Valencia, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,258
77
  • Taos Ski Valley, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 91
77
  • Artesia, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,494
77
  • Carlsbad, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,996
77
  • Santa Fe, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 69,245
77
  • Tularosa, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,916
77
  • Clayton, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,387
77
  • Lovington, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,364
77
  • Dora, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 41
77
  • Clovis, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 39,204
77
  • Fairacres, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 892
76
  • La Mesilla, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,039
76
  • Capitan, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,261
76
  • San Antonito, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 888
76
  • Sandia Knolls, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,526
76
  • Glenwood, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 16
76
  • Eunice, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,006
76
  • Tijeras, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 418
76
  • Nambe, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,150
76
  • Agua Fria, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,255
76
  • Pojoaque, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,257
76
  • Las Maravillas, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,925
76
  • Cliff, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 365
76
  • Los Lunas, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,203
76
  • West Hammond, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,829
76
  • Velarde, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 251
76
  • Santa Clara Pueblo, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 989
76
  • Paradise Hills, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,593
AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in New Mexico for 2016 using our Livability Score. The Livability Score for each city in New Mexico is calculated out of 100 from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. New Mexico has a population of 2,080,085 and a population density of 17.1 people per square mile. The capital city is Santa Fe and the largest city in New Mexico is Albuquerque. To filter the results, use the dropdown options to sort by population or category.